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RCM calls for ‘a decent pay deal’ amid staffing shortages, fears for safety low morale and burnout
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RCM calls for ‘a decent pay deal’ amid staffing shortages, fears for safety low morale and burnout

By Gemma Murphy on 19 January 2021 Eight out of 10 (83%) Royal College of Midwives (RCM) members say they do not feel their maternity service has the right number of staff to operate safely, with a further 71% of members considering leaving the profession for good. These latest ...
Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move 
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Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move 

on 18 January 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) along with 13 other Health unions representing more than 1.3m NHS workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister today (Monday) urging him to speed up the pay process so NHS staff receive a promised ...
‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay
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‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay

By ‘Deliver a decent deal’ say midwives as they step up their campaign for better pay on 18 November 2020 Deliver a decent pay deal for midwives – as part of proper funding for the NHS.  That is the message from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) today as it steps up its campaign to secure an early and significant pay rise for its members. The RCM says ...
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Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research  

By Crucial we do all we can for vulnerable pregnant women says RCM on new Tommy’s research   on 29 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has said it is crucial that action is taken, particularly for pregnant women who are vulnerable and victims of domestic abuse, to reduce risk of stillbirth, in response to new research from charity Tommy’s. Findings ...
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It’s time to level up, RCM leader tells conference

on 06 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives opened its annual conference today with a call for greater equity and equality for those working in – and supported by – maternity services. Gill Walton, Chief Executive of the RCM, told delegated joining the ...
Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM 
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Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM 

By Value NHS staff and award early and significant pay rise says RCM  on 24 September 2020 Welcoming the report from the NHS Confederation on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on NHS staff, Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “Yet another report highlights the incredible ...
RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing
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RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing

By RCM calls for dramatic changes in midwives’ working conditions and workplace wellbeing on 23 September 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has today welcomed a report from the King’s Fund which calls for minimum standards to improve working conditions for midwives and nurses, and to address exhaustion and burnout in both professions. The report sets ...
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